Bill Moran writes:

> Robert Watson wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Bill Moran wrote:
> >
> >> You encorage me, Rob. Your story tells me that the "law of
> >> percentages" is in my favor. It's
> >> the same theory that has sold so many car "club"s. If I set up the
> >> wireless networks I install with any measure of security
> >> whatsoever, it's unlikely that they'll get attacked/cracked simply
> >> because there are so many other easy targets.

> > Fear the world in which WEP is considered a effective deterrant :-).

>
> Fear then. For that is currently the world we live in!


WEP is sufficiently insecure that if and when I get around to using
wireless at home, I'll need to firewall the wireless net heavily in
any case. I may just leave it without WEP for the convenience of
occasional visitors (as long as I don't notice strangers hopping onto
it much).
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